Yearly Archives: 2007

Variations on a Double Dip Theme: The Moore Case

February 16, 2007 | Blog, Complex Financial Issues

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The Tennessee Court of Appeals issued a decision in May 2006 that addresses the lingering question of whether gains from the sale of marital property may be included in income for child support purposes: the old “double dip” dilemma. In Moore (2006), the partial owner of a cycle shop settled his divorce in 1991, retaining his interest in the business as part of his equitable distribution. Child support was set […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day – Divorce Lawyer Style

February 02, 2007 | Blog, Divorce, Family Law News

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The mid-winter blahs have slowed down my posting. Hopefully this little gem will prime the pump. From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Man accused of giving severed kitten’s head to his ex Friday, February 02, 2007Pittsburgh Post-Gazette An Aliquippa man is accused of giving his ex-girlfriend a gift-wrapped package containing the severed head of a kitten. According to the Animal Friends organization, a Mt. Washington woman called police Jan. 28 when she […]

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Ackerman Not the Mandelbaum of Reasonable Comp Cases

January 11, 2007 | Blog, Business Valuation, Court Decisions, Divorce

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A recent California divorce decision, Marriage of Ackerman (2006), has been hailed by BVWire as the “Mandelbaum of reasonable compensation cases.” Yet, it is still unclear whether Ackerman will be as influential as Mandelbaum was on the issue of marketability discounts. Certainly, Ackerman is not as thorough and comprehensive in discussing the factors that a court should consider when determining the reasonable compensation of a manager/owner in the context of […]

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Happy New Year

January 10, 2007 | Blog, Family Law News

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I have had some trouble getting online since Blogger upgraded from beta, but I’m back! I’ll be posting later this week to discuss a California divorce decision that some are calling “the Mandelbaum of reasonable compensation cases.”

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